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Judge: GOP can intervene in gay marriage cases
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/14/2014 - 5:06pm.

A federal judge has allowed Republican lawmakers to intervene in a pair of challenges to North Carolina's now-defunct gay marriage ban, potentially enabling them to appeal to the US Supreme Court.

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US Supreme Court sides with NC on voting rules
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:04pm.

videoThe U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a federal appeals court ruling from taking effect that would have restored same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting in North Carolina for this fall's election.

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NC gay marriage proponents to move to overturn ban
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:17am.

videoSame-sex marriage advocates in North Carolina say they will ask a federal judge to quickly strike down the state's ban following the US Supreme Court's refusal to hear appeals of the issue.

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High court denies gay marriage appeals
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:56am.

The Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages, paving the way for an immediate expansion of gay and lesbian unions.

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Judge wants NC to discuss voting changes
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:42pm.

A federal judge wants to know how North Carolina intends to carry out an appeals court decision restoring same-day registration during early voting this fall and counting out-of-precinct ballots cast on Election Day.

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UPDATE: Court denies NC request to delay voting law order
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:38pm.

videoA federal appeals court has refused to block the implementation of its ruling this week that restores same-day voter registration in North Carolina and the counting of ballots cast out-of-precinct on Election Day.

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Justices: Can't make employers cover contraception
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/30/2014 - 11:41am.

The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:40am.

The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed.

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Supreme Court rules against homeowners in toxic water case
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:35am.

The Supreme Court says a group of homeowners in North Carolina can't sue a company that contaminated their drinking water because a state deadline has lapsed.

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Erin Brockovich Rallies Outside Supreme Court for Camp Lejuene Victims
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:42pm.

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich and dozens of military veterans rallied outside the Supreme Court today as the justices heard arguments that an electronics company was responsible for polluting drinking water at Camp Lejuene that sickened thousands of Marines.

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